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Sallee a Repeat Selection on All-MWC Team; Christine, Davis, Dutton all First-Time Honorees

May 11, 2017

Grinnell, IA – Beloit College Senior First Baseman Kam Sallee earned his second straight All-Midwest Conference Baseball North Division honor while juniors Mark Christine and Jeremy Dutton and sophomore Jalen Davis are all first-time honorees as the MWC released the 2017 All-MWC Baseball Team today.

Sallee, from Huntley, Illinois, is second on the team in hitting and sixth in the Conference at .387 with 40 RBIs, third-most in the league, heading into the Conference Tournament this weekend.  He has also scored 20 runs, hit 15 doubles, second in Beloit history, with a .986 OPS.  He currently ranks in the top five in nine career categories for the Buccaneers.

Christine, a shortstop from Huntington Beach, California (Mater Dei), is hitting .286 with 28 runs scored and 22 RBIs, carrying a .390 on-base percentage.  Defensively he has 101 assists, the second straight season with 100-plus fielding assists.

Dutton, a catcher from Plainfield, Illinois (East), is hitting .321 with 14 doubles and 26 RBIs.  He also has a .512 percentage throwing out would-be base-stealers, the second-highest in a season.

Davis, a right fielder from Chicago (De LeSalle), leads the team, and is fifth in the MWC, with a .389 average.  He has scored 40 runs, third in the Conference, with 33 RBIs.  His 56 hits ranked second in the league and are the tied for the second-most in a season in Beloit history.

The Bucs head into the Tournament on an eight-game winning streak and a 17-17-1 overall record.  They finished MWC play with an 11-5-1 mark, second in the North Division.  The 11 wins mark the most in Conference play since they won 12 in 2011 and the fourth time they’ve won double-figure games in Conference play.

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